Video/Film , DVD in French

Bob le flambeur : Bob the gambler

produit par l'Organisation générale cinématographique, Productions cyme, Play art ; scénario original de Melville ; adaptation de Melville et Auguste le Breton ; dialogues de Auguste le Breton ; un film de Melville.
  • [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©2002.
  • 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + Accompanied by: 1 booklet (19 pages : illustrations; 19 cm.)
  • DVD (NTSC); Dolby digital mono..
Also known as
  • Bob the gambler
  • Director of photography, Henri Decae ; editor, Monique Bonnot ; music, Eddie Barclay, Jean Boyer.
  • Cast: Isabel Corey, Daniel Cauchy, Roger Duchesne, Guy Decomble, Andrè Garet.
  • Feature films France.
  • Caper films France.
  • Film noir France.
  • Detective and mystery films France.
  • Bob the gambler and his friends learn that the Deauville Casino expects to pull in 800 million francs. On the night of the heist Bob plays the casino tables until the appointed time. Before the dawn breaks, some of the men and women will win, some will lose, and some will die.
Other information
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1955.
  • "Janus Films, Rialto Pictures, Studio Canal."
  • Includes special features: the original theatrical trailer, a 2002 interview with Daniel Cauchy, and an edited version of a 1961 radio interview of Jean-Pierre Melville by Gideon Bachmann.
  • Special features are in color.
  • Booklet in container includes a brief essay by Luc Sante and an English translation of a 1970 interview with Jean-Pierre Melville excerpted from Melville on Melville / Rui Nogueira.
  • Language: In French with optional English subtitles; DVD menu in English.
Publisher's number
  • BOB010 Criterion Collection
  • 0780025016
  • 9780780025011
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 037429165928
  • OCLC: 49695216
  • OCLC: 49695216